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Employee Benefits Survey of SAIS Schools

The Employee Benefits Survey was designed to gather insights on school-specific and regional trends around benefits in SAIS member schools. The survey was administered in January 2023. Human resources, financial officers, and other business office personnel from all SAIS member […]

Webinar Recording – New Federal Overtime Ruling & Your School

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Summer 2024 Book List

Leadership & Governance Teaching & Learning Community & Connection Brand & Communication 2023 Summer Reading List for Faculty and School Leaders SAIS

Fast Stats: Essential Questions

Introduction The end of the school year is always an opportunity for reflection. A posture of intentional reflection is well supported considering the historic and monumental changes to the independent school landscape in the past few years. We are rocks […]

Embracing Continuous Enrollment: Overcoming Challenges and Maximizing Benefits

In the landscape of independent school management, the decision to transition from annual re-enrollment to continuous enrollment represents a pivotal shift with wide-ranging implications. Oak Hall School’s journey serves as a beacon of inspiration, illuminating the challenges associated with the […]

News – From Former SAIS Trustee Jeff Mitchell – March 2024

Throughout this year, you will see the voices of many SAIS board members in this spot as the organization transitions to new leadership. Continuing the conversation from our February newsletter featuring Autumn Graves, head of St. Anne’s-Belfield School in Charlottesville, […]

Webinar Recording – Interpretive Master Planning Can Transform a School Campus

Speakers: Scott Barron & Alan Metcalfe Growing a school today requires a more holistic approach to campus design and planning, one that enables a culture of purposeful engagement and authentic excellence. Interpretive planning has been utilized for decades by museums, […]

Webinar Recording – Reading Financial Documents for English Majors

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Supporting and Retaining Your Top Talent

Before we move into peak hiring season, take a moment to review employment agreements for returning faculty members. Review and compare compensation and benefits. Is there more you could be doing to retain the teachers already in place? Are you […]

Introducing the New SAIS Member Compass

New year, new toys! In an effort to serve members better, SAIS recently completed a database upgrade and we are excited to introduce a new member compass as part of the SAIS website. You will need to reset your password to access the […]